We break down how the provincial election has been unfolding, how other Canadian jurisdictions approached pandemic elections, and where we go from here.
In Labrador, the election fiasco adds another layer to the inequities imposed by a government founded on the denial of Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Newfoundland and Labrador may have just fumbled its way into an ultra vires election; game over on a technical foul.
“Emergency powers are still constrained by the constitution and the rule of law. It’s really hard to predict what happens next.”
More than five hundred full-time jobs were created by the Newfoundland and Labrador film and television industry in 2019 and 2020.
“[There] would have to be an increase in the alert level before we would consider significantly delaying an election,” Chaulk tod the Independent.
Lake Melville is being watched closely by all three major political parties, who see potential opportunity against independent incumbent Perry Trimper.
This is a referendum on negotiating debt relief with the federal government. Your only choice is how much leeway to give the provincial Liberals.
“We can’t pretend that the municipal sector, with its property tax, is going to be able to afford a billion dollars over the next 10 years.”
The debates are a significant milestone in the 2021 campaign.
So-called parachute candidates can be controversial, but they can also serve important functions—and even strengthen democracy.
Voters do not have the ability to give properly informed consent so far in the 2021 election. That’s a major problem.
Find out where candidates stand on issues including the province’s changing demographics, paths forward for its troubled economy, climate change, and more.
Voting in the 2021 provincial election is easier—and more important—than you might think. So the Independent is here to tell you how.
If the financial situation in Newfoundland and Labrador is dire—and governments don’t have actual solutions—what is likely to happen?
“The one thing citizens deserve is a more honest assessment of what the future in the province holds, and what each of these parties would do differently.”
With more women listed on the ballot than ever before, candidates and advocates highlight their experiences—and barriers to political participation.
Nature abhors a vacuum and when the attention economy is starved of real information it will begin to produce and consume bullshit.
Candidates Sarah Stoodley, Sheilagh O’Leary, Andrea Newbury, and Damian Follett talked to us about they would represent Mount Scio in the House of Assembly.
From the circumstances prompting it to the candidates running, here is everything you need to know about Newfoundland & Labrador’s 2021 general election.